An issue was discovered in Poppler 0.71.0. There is a NULL pointer dereference in goo/GooString.h, will lead to denial of service, as demonstrated by utils/pdfdetach.cc not validating a filename of an embedded file before constructing a save path.
Created mingw-poppler tracking bugs for this issue:
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1649452]
Created poppler tracking bugs for this issue:
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1649451]
This issue affects the versions of poppler as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.
This issue has been addressed in the following products:
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
Via RHSA-2019:2022 https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:2022
This bug is now closed. Further updates for individual products will be reflected on the CVE page(s):